Karostech’s Founder and Partner Ilkka Kakko has contributed the UNESCO mission in Czech Republic. It was his first mission as certified UNESCO science park management consultant (see details here). The task force conducted the field study and submitted a technical report about the further development activities regarding to Nupharo Technology Park. Nupharo is a new STP initiative strongly supported by the Czech government and big global corporations like ABB, Cisco, E.oN and Philips. Nupharo Technology Park will focus actively on smart energy and DC technologies in partnership with leading global universities in the field. The first premises will open by the end of 2014 on the highway Berlin – Prague about an hour drive from Prague.